Birmingham

Birmingham Alabama skyline

Birmingham

Now is a great time to add Birmingham real estate to your investment portfolio.  Birmingham home prices are currently at historically low levels. Below are just a few of the reason why you should buy investment property in Birmingham, Alabama:

  • It is one of the most affordable cities in the U.S. to live.
  • Home prices are currently at historically low levels.
  • It is one of the most important business centers in the Southeastern U.S.
  • It ranks 54th in population among the nation’s top 268 metropolitan areas.
  • The local economy is diversified with manufacturing, higher education, medical professions, and banking being among the top employers.
  • It has three universities, four junior colleges, three technical schools, & three religious training schools.
  • 46 percent of the population are renters.
  • Rental rates vs. home values allow for excellent cash flow opportunities.
  • Rental rates are on the rise.
  • Rental unit demand is currently high.

The City of Birmingham, Alabama, is a municipal corporation under the laws of the State of Alabama. Birmingham is the largest city in the state with a population currently estimated at 242,820, and a metro population of 1,079,089.

Nestled at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains at the cross-section of two major railroads, the city was once the primary industrial center of the southern United States. At the height of the nation’s manufacturing age, the city grew so fast in population, it was called the “Magic City.” Today, Birmingham has transformed itself into a medical research, banking and service-based economy, making it one of the nation’s most livable cities with a vibrant downtown, a burgeoning loft community, a world-class culinary scene and more green space per capita than any other city in the nation!

Birmingham SkylineBirmingham also boasts 99 historic neighborhoods and is often referred to as the cradle of the American Civil Rights Movement. The average (high) temperature in the city is 65°; the average low is 51°. The city is centrally located in the southeast and easily accessible to major hubs in the region.

Birmingham Stats:

  • Ranks 13th among the largest southeastern metropolitan areas
  • Represents 24 percent of Alabama’s total population
  • Represents 31 percent of Alabama’s total payroll dollars
  • Ranks 48th in population among the nation’s top 300 metropolitan areas
  • Home to 40,680 Businesses

Some of Birmingham’s Largest Employers:

University of Alabama at Birmingham
University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical Center
Baptist Medical Centers
BellSouth
Honda Manufacturing Plant
Mercedes – Benz Manufacturing Plant
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Protective Life Insurance Headquarters
Regions Bank, NA. Headquarters
Wells Fargo Bank
BBVA Compass Bank
Alabama Power Company Headquarters
Books-A-Million Headquarters
Energen Corporation
SONAT Corporation

Local Area Attractions:

The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute is a large interpretive museum and research center in Birmingham, Alabama that depicts the struggles of the American Civil Rights Movement in the 1950s and 1960s. The Institute is located in the Civil Rights District, which includes the historic 16th Street Baptist Church, Kelly Ingram Park, Fourth Avenue Business District, and the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame located in the Carver Theatre.

The Historic Alabama Theater is a movie palace in Birmingham, Alabama. It was built in 1927 by Paramount’s Publix Theatre chain as its flagship theater for the southeastern region of the United States. Seating 2,500 people at the time, it was the largest in the Birmingham Theatre district. The district was once home to a myriad of large theaters that featured vaudeville, performing arts, nickelodeons, and large first-run movie palaces. The Alabama is the only district theater still operating today. Built to show silent films, the Alabama still features its original Wurlitzer theater organ.

The Barbers Motor Sports Museum and Park iis a 740 acres multi-purpose racing facility located on the eastern fringes of Birmingham, Alabama,near Leeds. It was built by George Barber, and includes the Barber Vintage Motorsport Museum. It has been the site of the IndyCar Series Grand Prix of Alabama since 2010 season. Barber is also the home of the North American Porsche Driving School and the Kevin Schwantz Motorcycle School.

Birmingham, AL view from Railroad Park Railroad Park is a 19-acre park in downtown Birmingham, Alabama, that opened in the fall of 2010. It was designed by landscape architect Tom Leader and built by Birmingham-based Brasfield & Gorrie. The park lies immediately south of the Norfolk Southern and CSX rail lines through downtown Birmingham.

Properties In and Around Birmingham:

1213 Bowman Rd

$ 123.900
Monthly Rent: $1,050 Annual Rent: $12,600 Check out the full proforma here: 1213 Bowman Rd Proforma Information con [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,050 Annual Rent: $12,600 Check out the full proforma here: 1213 Bowman Rd Proforma Information con [more]
31.5 1.225 ft2full info
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1021 Springview St

$ 149.900
Monthly Rent: $1,250 Annual Rent: $15,000 Check out the full proforma here: 1021 Springview St Proforma Information [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,250 Annual Rent: $15,000 Check out the full proforma here: 1021 Springview St Proforma Information [more]
32 1.795 ft2full info
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434 Gene Reed Rd

$ 149.900
Monthly Rent: $1,250 Annual Rent: $15,000 Check out the full proforma here: 434 Gene Reed Rd Proforma Information c [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,250 Annual Rent: $15,000 Check out the full proforma here: 434 Gene Reed Rd Proforma Information c [more]
32 1.760 ft2full info
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719 28th Ter S

$ 114.900
Monthly Rent: $925 Annual Rent: $11,100 Check out the full proforma here: 719 28th Ter S Proforma Information conta [more]
Monthly Rent: $925 Annual Rent: $11,100 Check out the full proforma here: 719 28th Ter S Proforma Information conta [more]
31.5full info
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1110 Woodslee St

$ 139.900
Monthly Rent: $1,150 Annual Rent: $13,800 Check out the full proforma here: 1110 Woodslee St Proforma Information c [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,150 Annual Rent: $13,800 Check out the full proforma here: 1110 Woodslee St Proforma Information c [more]
32 1.297 ft2full info
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228 Ridgeway Rd

$ 134.900
Monthly Rent: $1,100 Annual Rent: $13,200 Check out the full proforma here: 228 Ridgeway Dr Proforma Information co [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,100 Annual Rent: $13,200 Check out the full proforma here: 228 Ridgeway Dr Proforma Information co [more]
31 1.147 ft2full info
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Special Offer

560 Oak St

$ 124.900
Monthly Rent: $1,050 Annual Rent: $12,600 Check out the full proforma here: 560 Oak St Proforma Information contain [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,050 Annual Rent: $12,600 Check out the full proforma here: 560 Oak St Proforma Information contain [more]
31 1.536 ft2full info
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4107 Highpoint Drive, Tuscaloosa

$ 85.000
4107 Highpoint Drive, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404 3 BR / 2 BA 1,876 Sq. Ft. Built 1977 AS IS, Cash-Only Sale! Traditional [more]
4107 Highpoint Drive, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404 3 BR / 2 BA 1,876 Sq. Ft. Built 1977 AS IS, Cash-Only Sale! Traditional [more]
32 1.876 ft2full info
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New

6117 Court O

$ 13.900
6117 Court O, Birmingham, AL 35228 2 BR / 1 BA 816 Sq. Ft. Built 1945 ***PRICE REDUCTION*** SALE PRICE: $13,900 CON [more]
6117 Court O, Birmingham, AL 35228 2 BR / 1 BA 816 Sq. Ft. Built 1945 ***PRICE REDUCTION*** SALE PRICE: $13,900 CON [more]
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1515 13th Pl S

$ 155.000
1515 13th Place S, Birmingham, AL 35205 3 Br / 1.5 Ba 1518 Sq. Ft. Built 1935 SALE PRICE: $155,000 CONTACT STORMY T [more]
1515 13th Place S, Birmingham, AL 35205 3 Br / 1.5 Ba 1518 Sq. Ft. Built 1935 SALE PRICE: $155,000 CONTACT STORMY T [more]
31.5full info
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501 Seminole Dr

$ 24.000
501 Seminole Drive, Fairfield, AL 35064 4 BR / 1 BA 1856 Sq. Ft. Built 1948 SALE PRICE: $24,000 CONTACT Suzanne TOD [more]
501 Seminole Drive, Fairfield, AL 35064 4 BR / 1 BA 1856 Sq. Ft. Built 1948 SALE PRICE: $24,000 CONTACT Suzanne TOD [more]
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New

100 80th Street S

$ 69.900
100 80th Street S, Birmingham, Al 35206 4 BR / 3 BA 1856 Sq. Ft. Built 1903 Rented for $1,100/month SALE PRICE: $69 [more]
100 80th Street S, Birmingham, Al 35206 4 BR / 3 BA 1856 Sq. Ft. Built 1903 Rented for $1,100/month SALE PRICE: $69 [more]
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Under Contract

1017 Pickens Dr

$ 149.900
Monthly Rent: $1,250 Annual Rent: $15,000 Check out the full proforma here: 1017 Pickens Dr Proforma Information co [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,250 Annual Rent: $15,000 Check out the full proforma here: 1017 Pickens Dr Proforma Information co [more]
32 1.486 ft2full info
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Under Contract

1300 Haven Dr

$ 139.900
Monthly Rent: $1,150 Annual Rent: $13,800 Check out the full proforma here: 1300 Haven Dr Proforma Information cont [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,150 Annual Rent: $13,800 Check out the full proforma here: 1300 Haven Dr Proforma Information cont [more]
31.5 1.400 ft2full info
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Under Contract

1137 Rainbow Dr NE

$ 139.900
Monthly Rent: $1,150 Annual Rent: $13,800 Check out the full proforma here: 1137 Rainbrow Dr Proforma Information c [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,150 Annual Rent: $13,800 Check out the full proforma here: 1137 Rainbrow Dr Proforma Information c [more]
32 1.431 ft2full info
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Under Contract

6051 Willow Cir

$ 156.900
Monthly Rent: $1,295 Annual Rent: $15,540 Check out the full proforma here: 6051 Willow Cir Proforma Information co [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,295 Annual Rent: $15,540 Check out the full proforma here: 6051 Willow Cir Proforma Information co [more]
32 1.365 ft2full info
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Sold

5140 Hickory Dr

$ 146.900
Monthly Rent: $1,195 Annual Rent: $14,340 Check out the full proforma here: 5140 Hickory Dr Proforma Information co [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,195 Annual Rent: $14,340 Check out the full proforma here: 5140 Hickory Dr Proforma Information co [more]
31.5 1.098 ft2full info
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906 Pinecliff Dr

$ 162.900
Monthly Rent: $1,325 Annual Rent: $15,900 Check out the full proforma here: 906 Pinecliff Dr Proforma Information c [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,325 Annual Rent: $15,900 Check out the full proforma here: 906 Pinecliff Dr Proforma Information c [more]
32 1.470 ft2full info
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2712 Novel Dr

$ 169.900
Monthly Rent: $1,395 Annual Rent: $16,740 Check out the full proforma here: 2712 Novel Dr Proforma Information cont [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,395 Annual Rent: $16,740 Check out the full proforma here: 2712 Novel Dr Proforma Information cont [more]
32 1.853 ft2full info
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1224 Fieldstown Rd

$ 149.900
Monthly Rent: $1,250 Annual Rent: $15,000 Check out the full proforma here: 1224 Fieldstown Rd Information containe [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,250 Annual Rent: $15,000 Check out the full proforma here: 1224 Fieldstown Rd Information containe [more]
31 1.008 ft2full info
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1103 Potter Ave

$ 139.900
Monthly Rent: $1,175 Annual Rent: $14,100 Check out the full proforma here: 1103 Potter Ave Proforma Information co [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,175 Annual Rent: $14,100 Check out the full proforma here: 1103 Potter Ave Proforma Information co [more]
32 1.412 ft2full info
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349 Merrywood Dr

$ 152.900
Monthly Rent: $1,250 Annual Rent: $15,o00 Check out the full proforma here: 349 Merrywood Dr Proforma Information c [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,250 Annual Rent: $15,o00 Check out the full proforma here: 349 Merrywood Dr Proforma Information c [more]
32 1.650 ft2full info
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1037 Dawn Dr

$ 142.900
Monthly Rent: $1,175 Annual Rent: $14,100 Information contained in this proforma is not guaranteed and investors sh [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,175 Annual Rent: $14,100 Information contained in this proforma is not guaranteed and investors sh [more]
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1319 14th Place SW, Birmingham 35211

$ 25.500
1319 14th Place SW, Birmingham, AL 35211 2 BR / 1 BA 844 Sq. Ft. Built 1920 AS IS, Cash-Only Sale! GREAT OPPORTUNIT [more]
1319 14th Place SW, Birmingham, AL 35211 2 BR / 1 BA 844 Sq. Ft. Built 1920 AS IS, Cash-Only Sale! GREAT OPPORTUNIT [more]
21 844 ft2full info
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LAND – Bama Rock Garden Road, 35490

$ 208.000
LAND on Bama Rock Garden Road, 83 Acres +/- Near the Mercedes Plant, Road Frontage, Timber & Mineral Rights Ava [more]
LAND on Bama Rock Garden Road, 83 Acres +/- Near the Mercedes Plant, Road Frontage, Timber & Mineral Rights Ava [more]
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2620 6th St NE

$ 123.900
Monthly Rent: $1,175 Annual Rent: $14,100 Check out the full proforma here: 2620 6th St Proforma Information contai [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,175 Annual Rent: $14,100 Check out the full proforma here: 2620 6th St Proforma Information contai [more]
43 1.974 ft2full info
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